Microsoft has halted the rollout of Windows 10 version 1809, the October 2018 Update. The company released its latest feature update to the general public on Tuesday, October 2nd, and had planned to begin delivering it automatically through Windows Update roughly a week later. Those plans are on hold while the company investigates reports of data loss associated with this upgrade.See also: Microsoft pulls Windows 10 October Update (version 1809)Earlier today, on its Windows 10 Update History page, Microsoft confirmed its decision to suspend the public delivery of this version: We have paused the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) for all users as we investigate isolated reports of users missing some files after updating.[...]If you have manually downloaded the Windows 10 October 2018 Update installation media, please don't install it and wait until new media is available.We will provide an update when we resume rolling out the Windows 10 October 2018 Update … [Read more...] about Microsoft halts rollout of Windows 10 October 2018 Update: What happens next?
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Best antivirus for Windows 101. Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 20182. Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security3. Kaspersky Antivirus4. Panda Antivirus5. Windows DefenderRead on for our detailed analysis of each app Windows PCs have always been a significant target for hackers - it's no surprise considering the massive market share the Microsoft operating system still has. The reality is that you still need a regularly updated antivirus software package to keep you safe from the very latest threats. That's because the bad guys are constantly looking for new ways to access your data and control your system. From ransomware to fileless attacks and blended malware, there are plenty of threats out there and there's the danger is great on Windows 10, no matter how careful you are online.So which are the best antivirus products for Windows 10 you can get right now, and is Windows Defender sufficient to keep you safe these days? Good questions both - so keep reading to find out the … [Read more...] about The best Windows 10 antivirus in 2018
Windows 10: Learn to disconnect OneDrive for good[This article was originally published in September 2015. It has been extensively revised and updated since then. The most recent revision was August 29, 2016.]In June 2016, a month before the free Windows 10 upgrade offer ended, Microsoft said that 350 million devices were actively running Windows 10. With new PC sales and last-minute upgrades, that number is probably around 400 million now.In multiple interviews over the past year, Microsoft executives and managers have told me, on and off the record, that the telemetry, the user data that identifies potential problems, looks very good. They also insist that customer satisfaction, as measured through independent surveys, is high. Your Windows 10 troubleshooting and repair... SEE FULL GALLERY 1 - 5 of 11 NEXT PREV But with a user base that large, even a tiny percentage of problems represents a very large number. Given the diversity of hardware and software in the … [Read more...] about Troubleshooting and repairing Windows 10 problems
NTI has been in the backup software game since 1995, so the company has expertise when it comes to protecting data. Its Backup Now product packs a punch, with an improved interface and the fastest performance on our folder and file speed test by a significant margin. In addition to continuous folder and file backup, the software offers full-drive backup and restore, encryption, and other tools. But it still trails some of the competition in usability, and its full-disk backup was quite slow in my testing. Pricing and Starting Up To try out a fully functional free version of NTI Backup Now 6 for 30 days, you need to fill out your name and email, but you don't need to enter credit card credentials, thankfully. The list price is $69.99, but with discounts you usually pay half that. The 115MB download took over 8 minutes on a very fast Internet connection, which suggests that NTI's servers aren't the fastest. After choosing one of the three available languages (English, French, and … [Read more...] about NTI Backup Now 6
What Is a Business Cloud Backup Service? In the past, a nightmarish scenario seemed all too common for businesses: a server suddenly goes down, wiping out a huge chunk of critical data along with it. A business executive doesn't fret and simply tells his manager, "No worries, I'm sure Dave the IT person has all of the data backed up on a tape drive somewhere. Then poor Dave is frantically looking for another job because he's stalled yet again on running the tape backup operation for the last quarter and a half. The reason that scenario was so common a decade ago was because tape backups were hard. They were complicated and involved, so it was much more fun to go drink beer on a Friday night than to manage a backup run—especially if you promised yourself you'd do it next week, for sure. This complexity revolved around several issues. A multitude of standards meant there was compatibility confusion, and unreliable tape drives might or might not decide to work when told to by … [Read more...] about The Best Cloud Backup Services for Businesses in 2018